Tag: Candis Cayne

Trans in Entertainment News — Trans Media Arts

| Feb 5, 2018 | Reply

Trans people in entertainment, whether actors, characters, writers, musicians or dancers, are Amanda F. Steele’s beat. She keeps you up to date on who’s doing what in the trans community of arts and entertainment. Today she writes about the controversy between Rose McGowen and trans women. She fills you in on Candis Cayne’s role on Grey’s Anatomy; comments on a film featuring a trans woman that’s up for an Oscar, and has some other tasty tidbits of show biz buzz to keep you entertained and informed.

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The Week In Trans February 5, 2018

| Feb 5, 2018 | Reply

Good morning campers! It’s time to roll out of your bunk and read The Week In Trans! Today’s TWIT informs us that some members of Congress escorted trans military people to the State if the Union. Ten federal judges have ruled against the trans military ban but the RNC endorses it. Coca Cola wants to sell their fluid to the gender fluid. HHS let’s doctors refuse to treat you because their religion says you’re bad. Trans mayor Jess Herbst runs for reelection. Bathroom bills are introduced but move slowly. Candis Cayne will appear on Grey’s Anatomy. April Ashley wins an award. Courtney Act wins on a reality show. All that and plenty more is waiting for you, alone with a few TWIT Awards, in this edition of TWIT!

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The Week In Trans 6/26/17

| Jun 26, 2017 | 1 Reply

Time again for the weekly news roundup we call The Week In Trans! What do we learn today? Candis Cayne has written a book called Hi Gorgeous! Lots of legislative activity in states around the country for and against trans people. More coverage of Brooke Guinan in the NYC Pride Parade. Eddie Izzard talks to NPR. Meet the former Hasidic rabbi who is now a woman. Also meet the 14-year-old Seattle drag queen. Boys in England wear skirts to school because of the heat. Venice’s first female gondolier isn’t female. She’s a trans man. Courtney Act is looking for love on MTV. There’s all that plus a few TWIT Awards waiting for you in TWIT!

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Trans Media — TG Arts & Entertainment

| Dec 7, 2015 | Reply

Our media, arts and entertainment contributor Amanda has assembled another column of entertainment news that covers the music, film and television beat. She features everyone from Caitlyn Jenner to Laura Jane Grace, Eddie Redmayne, President Obama and the mistress of a traveling transgender show. Get the latest from the worlds of art, film, video, TV and entertainment in Trans Media Arts.

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The Week In Transgenderism 11/2/15

| Nov 2, 2015 | Reply

Today in The Week In Transgenderism we learn many things. There’s another push for Carmen Carrera to strap on the angel wings. A trans woman has become Holland’s Next Top Model. GLAAD says trans characters are rising in streaming shows. Caitlyn Jenner is doing more outreach. The Spanish trans woman did not win Miss World Spain. Sylvia Rivera is being included in the National Portrait Gallery. There’s another TG cheerleader. Guys are getting super femme on Instagram. The Feds weigh in for Gavin Grimm. There’s film and TV news. Find out why Thailand is the gender-change capital. All that and more plus a lot of TWIT Awards is waiting for you right now in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 9/7/15

| Sep 7, 2015 | 2 Replies

It’s The Week In Transgenderism! An action packed distillation of TG news from around the world. Today we learn about Miley Cyrus and her prancing queens. Lot’s of items about The Danish Girl, more roles for trans actors, and Candis Cayne making a point. BD Wong plays trans, again. A gay Filipino TV host poses in glamorous pastels for a fashion magazine. The government may be expanding TG health care. Caitlyn Jenner is on Ellen. A theory about why trans women join the military, and a whole boatload of TWIT Awards! It’s all right here in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 8/31/15

| Aug 31, 2015 | 1 Reply

What time is it? Time for The Week In Transgenderism! All the trans news from around the world condensed into one heaping helping. Today we learn all about Candis Cayne, hear about Dr. Drew’s shows devoted to trans issues and get informed about a new Stonewall movie that has the trans community up in arms. There are several stories about trans women from around the world. There is some criticism of The NYT’s coverage of trans issues but they did a cover article on Phyllis Randolph Frye. Wayne Brady will be the next to don the Kinky Boots. A Walk on the Wild Side video has surfaced. All that and a lot more is waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism 8/10/15

| Aug 10, 2015 | Reply

It’s The Week In Transgenderism! All the stories about trans people we could find in the news of the world. Today we learn a True Blood actor showed up at a film premium all glammed up. Jose Conseco wants to “honor” Caitlyn Jenner by living as a woman for a week. Doctor Who will feature a trans actress in a cis role. Candis Cayne will be rocking Montreal Pride. Seattle’s Gender Odyssey kicks off Aug. 20. A trans character gets married this week on The Bold and the Beautiful. Ryan Cassata accuses American Idol of trying to use trans people. A cartoonist documents the ordeal of 17 Malaysian trans women. Trans people are at higher risk for eating disorders. A trans woman runs for Venezuela’s Congress. All that and more plus a few TWIT Awards is waiting for you in TWIT!

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